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Three Common Mistakes Made When Launching a Church

Jan 15, 2017

Pastor Zack had been a youth pastor for many years prior to planting a church. As the current lead pastor, he was doing a great job attracting new mem...

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1st Quarter 2012 Church Tax Calendar

Jan 14, 2012

Every year in January, our office gets tons of phone calls from pastors and leaders asking about tax forms and what needs to be filed in January. ...

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Housing Allowance May Cease to Exist

Jan 12, 2011

Once Again, the Housing Allowance is Under Fire. On October 15th, 2009, the Freedom From Religion Foundation and 21 of its members filed a lawsuit in ...

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How Church Can Stress Out the Pastor's Wife

Jan 06, 2011

Based on a true story! Like many start-up churches, Pastor Johnson's church did not have an expert bookkeeper; but it did have Pastor Johnson's wife, ...

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End Strong to Start Strong

Nov 10, 2011

As the end of the year approaches, pastors and church administrators need to plan how to close out 2011 with a strong finish for the church.  How...

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Christmas Love offerings to pastors can get taxed 200%

Nov 22, 2010

Can a Christmas Love offering really be taxed 200%? Last Christmas, when the church gave their pastors a Christmas love offering, they never thought i...

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Ministry is Not So Simple Anymore

Oct 18, 2010

The complexity of ministry Have you noticed how complex the ministry has become? Very little about the ministry is simple any more. Long past are the ...

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Credit Card Woes at the Church

Oct 13, 2010

Taking a church from 150 members to 2000 members In 1998, Pastor Russell Hodgins took the helm of a debt ridden, 150-member church.  Armed with n...

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Why The IRS Prosecutes Some Pastors and Not Others

Aug 23, 2010

Pastor, Church and IRS In the last year, I have written about two pastors that have been prosecuted by the IRS.  One pastor, Gregory Louis Clarke...

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